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of science, but none can avoid the devastating impact of raging fires and crippling drought and more powerful storms >> ifill: the calls to action drew cheers from the hundreds of thousands of well wishers on the national mall and from most democrats. but republicans complained of a defiant tone and a sharply left ward turn, noting, for example, that the president has mentioned the deficit just once. the super pac cross roads g.p.s. unveiled a web video citing news accounts of the speech. >> the progressive liberal agenda is what he's now clearly staking his second term on. >> ifill: and at the capital today, republican senate minority leader mitch mcconnell joined the criticism >> one thing that pretty clear from the president's speech yesterday, the era of liberalism is back. unabashedly far left of center inauguration speech certainly brings back memories of the democratic party of ages past. if the president pursues that kind of agenda, obviously it's not designed to bring us together and certainly not designed to deal with the transcendent issue of our era which is deficit and debt. unti
expansion can get into the high schools and get kids into math and science and even language and other programs that can get them ready so they'll be part of that pool that come to u.c. >> i think we should think about the day -- and this is maybe in a five-year period, maybe 15% of the courses taken by each undergraduate would be online. >> reporter: while the governor says online courses will streamline costs, others don't think it will. it's that flop you mentioned earlier. recent reports say u.c. systems spend more than $4 million in marketing in online courses to anybody outside the university. since it started last year, only four people have signed up and some say it's just smoking mirrors. >> you spend a lot more money on administration, on equipment, on staff, on various things related to the technology and you actually take money away from instruction education. so i'm afraid it's a recipe for administrative bloat. >> reporter: many in the meeting actually thank governor brown for finding $10 million in the budget for increasing online education. no comment from the governor
announced another flu death. this one as the flu continues to surge. the health and science editor today spoke with the top flu exbert about vaccine supplies. >> the flu is hitting the bay area hard. >> fever, sweating, cough, sinus problems. >> the state today upgraded the flu to widespread. >> the level of activity reported exceeds what will be expected for this time of the year. these may prove to be a more severe flu season. >> apparently more people are getting vaccinated. >> i ended up get a flu shot this year and i never had a flu shot before. >> health officials is a most of the flu this year is type a. specifically the more dangerous subtype h 3. fortunately that is the exact type in this year's flu vaccine. >> i missed the flu shot this year because when i went to get it they didn't have anymore. >> the state reports spot shortages of vaccine right now. nationwide there's 15 million in reserve. i called this cvs pharmacy in walnut creek out of vaccine last week. today a pharmacist said she did have some but expects to run out against this weekend. >> i'm not concerned enough t
learning to bubble in a multiple choice response. it is not literature, science, innovation, or creativity. it is not innovation. we need rigor and imagination. you need both. you have the left hand and the right hand. we have to combine those things. in california, we create innovation by ab32, but the only state with the cap and trade program, we create it by cutting regulation. i had to fire two incumbent people in our division of conservation. there were blocking oil exploration. i fired them and the oil permits for drilling went up 18%. we have to work on many levels. we're promoting efficiency. we're promoting and renewable energy and climate change -- i take courage change very seriously. we have got to do with it and there is a lot of resistance. but we deal with that through enlightened government policies, feedback, and changing them when we find they do not work. and encouraging the private sector where the ideas come up. i do not think -- steve jobs working in his career came up with stuff. i did not know that steve jobs was working in that group on the computer. we want to hav
. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: battle lines were drawn at either end of pennsylvania avenue today over the national debt and government spending. the opening shots came from president obama at his white house news conference. >> i thought it might make sense to take some questions this week as my first term comes to an end. >> brown: the questions were dominated by the looming debt ceiling fight. the president sternly warned republicans not to balk at raising the nation's borrowing limit. >> they will not collect a ransom in exchange for not crashing the american economy. the financial well being of the american people is not leverage to be used. the full faith and credit of the united states of america is not a bargaining chip. and they better choo
of fascism or communism with muskets and militias. no single person can train all the math and science teachers we'll need to equip our children for the future. or build roads and networks and research labs that will bring new job and businesses to our shores. now, more than ever, we must do these things together, as one nation, and one people. [applause] this generation of americans has been tested by crises that steeled our resolve and proved our resilience. a decade of war is now ending. [applause] an economic recovery has begun. america's possibilities are limitless for we possess all the qualities that this world without boundaries demands. youth and drive, diversity and openness. an endless capacity for risk and a gift for reinvention. my fellow earns most, we are made for this moment and we will seize it, so long as we seize it together. [applse] for we, the people, understand that our country can not succeed when a shrinking few do very well and a growing many barely make it. [applause] we believe that america's prosperity must rest upon the broad shoulders of a rising middle c
they will try the 16-year-old suspect as an adult. witnesses say the teenager walked into a science classroom at taft high school and shot another 16-year-old in the chest. the victim is current lit in a medically-induced coma but doctors expect him to -- currently in a medically- induced coma but doctors expect him to recover fully. >>> president obama is going over the vice president's proposals about tougher gun laws. we could possibly see an executive order by the president by the end of the week. as kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, there is a new poll out showing most americans would support tougher laws. kyla? >> reporter: the pew research center poll shows more people want more restrictions on gunn buyers. of those polled, 85% won background checks for private fun sales and those who buy weapons at shows. 80% say the mentally ill should not be allowed to buy guns and over half say there should not be an -- be a ban on the assault weapons. president obama says he could use his power to create stricter gun laws in the next few days. he's reviewing the proposals f
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of california offers more than 100 online classes for credit including this science course the university has also launched online classes for nonuc students but at a cost of $1,400 a class. only five students have signed up. >> we're still trying. we're learning from the experience. no one has figure out a business model. >> reporter: governor brown is scheduled to attend tomorrow's meeting of the uc board of regents to hear a detailed presentation of ucs online education program. at san jose state university, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the adventures of former software mogul john mcaffe may be coming to a theater near you. warner brothers has picked up the rights to john mcafee's last stand. he had fled from belize to guatemala to avoid questioning in a murder case. and mcafee has recently moved to oregon. >>> kaepernick is sure making a name for hymn. he now is on the cover of sports illustrated check that out. at least he's on the west coast version. kaepernick ran for 289 yards and two touchdowns. joe flacco is on the cover of the east coast version of sports illustrated. and we
classes for credit including this science course the university has also launched online classes for nonuc students but at a cost of $1,400 a class. only five students have signed up. >> we're still trying. we're learning from the experience. no one has figure out a business model. >> reporter: governor brown is scheduled to attend tomorrow's meeting of the uc board of regents to hear a detailed presentation of ucs online education program. at san jose state university, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the adventures of former software mogul john mcaffe may be coming to a theater near you. warner brothers has picked up the rights to john mcafee's last stand. he had fled from belize to guatemala to avoid questioning in a murder case. and mcafee has recently moved to oregon. >>> kaepernick is sure making a name for hymn. he now is on the cover of sports illustrated check that out. at least he's on the west coast version. kaepernick ran for 289 yards and two touchdowns. joe flacco is on the cover of the east coast version of sports illustrated. and we have you covered for the sunday game. a
of science. >> a simple pleasure that google provides, doodles show something interesting about a particular date. the process is shared with schoolchildren each year. today is the launch of the contest and it runs through march 22. these are past winners for the dude tell congress for students from kindergarten through high school so get the kids up and going. >> amazing creativity. next at 6:00 we are continuing to follow breaking news from a pier fire that is burning on the waterfront in crockett and firefighters say they have to let this burn out on its own. >> how accurate are the websites that provide medical conversation. clear >> this is abc7 news. >> a pier fire burns and firefighters say they may have to let it burn. >> happen this morning, extra help to the helpless struggling this dangerously cold conditions today. >> lance armstrong is back pedaling what low said about doping during the disgraced and famed career. >> and now, thank you for joining us. >> just wait. just be patient. the cold temperatures will be leaving. >> usually petaluma is the cool spot and this morning...liv
and be able to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >> this is a fox news alert. the bloody siege of the natural gas complex in the sahara desert is over. aalgerian special forces killed the mit militants who for four s held hundreds of hodges including several americans. the sad news is at least 23 of the hostages were killed. the president has just released this statement. today the thoughts and prayers of the american people are with the families of all those who were killed and injured in the terrorist attack in algeria. the blame for this tragedy rests with the terrorists who carried it out, and the united states condemns their actions in the strongest possible terms. meanwhile, on a happier note tonight, in washington the first lady and daughters sasha and malia opened the inauguration weekend honoring the children of military families. it starred katy perry. [ music ] >> usher and the cast of glee also performed, but it was michelle obama's hair do is what folks were talking about. >> this is what inaugurati
. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> this is "bbc world news." funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu. newman's own foundation. and union bank. >> at union bank, our relationship managers work hard to know your business, offering specialized solutions and capital to help you meet your growth objectives. we offer expertise and tailored solutions for small businesses and major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news." >> this is "bbc world news america" reporting from washington. students targeted in syria. a massive explosion shakes aleppo. moret than 80 people are reportedly killed. lance armstrong opens up to oprah winfrey about doping. she says h
. that's the subject of a new book by paul dickson. and on our science page, see how hip hop and the pillsbury doughboy helped a group of fifth graders learn math. how do we work on making social security solvent? economist jared bernstein offers a menu of choices on making sense. all that and more is on our website newshour.pbs.org. ray? >> suarez: and that's the "newshour" for tonight. on thursday, we'll update the kidnapping of americans and other foreigners in algeria. i'm ray suarez. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. we'll see you online and again here tomorrow evening. thank you and good night. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadca
that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: algeria's state news agency now says special forces have completed a mission to rescue dozens of foreign hostages, including some americans. they'd been held by militants tied to al-qaeda. but there are wildly varying accounts of how many got out alive, and how many were killed. >> because of the fluidity and the fact that there is a lot of planning going on, i cannot give you any further details at this time about the current situation on the ground. >> brown: even this afternoon, as secretary of state hillary clinton suggested, the situation in algeria remained confused. the focus was this natural gas compound in the sahara desert seen here in footage from last month. the vast, natu
things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> if we're going to win in the future, republicans need to do better among latinos, and they need to do better among women, particularly single women. >> we need to fight for 100% of the electorate, not 53%, not 52%, but 100%. >> oh, yes. after the election republicans were acting and talking like they understood why they got drubbed at the polls. not enough women and minority voters who here is the solution they came up with. hold a three-day retreat at a former plantation and hire a pollster to come in and train gop members on the fine points of seducing the female vote. now, for starters, they're saying rape is a four-letter word. don't say it. it's good advice, fellows. joining us, joan walsh, editor at salon.com and krystal ball host of msnbc's "the cycle." krystal, you ran for congress. did you have to be told not to talk about rape? did you have talking points on that? >> i don't recall anyone specifically sitting me down and saying don't talk about rape, but it was sort of
poison at "lunch in the lab." plus, tell us what you think of our science coverage. take our poll, which you can find at the bottom of the story. "need to know" on pbs tonight takes a look at our nation's aging infrastructure and its impact on our economy. it's part one of two editions funded by the supporters of the nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy group common good. jeff greenfield reports how the sluggish pace of change threatens our future. >> . >> on may 29th, 1935, two years after they had begun pouring, crews placed the last concrete in hoover dam. this modern civil engineering wonder stood completed, two and one half years ahead of schedule. >> it was the most ambitious public works project in human history. built in the depths of the great depression. to tame the colorado river, created an immense man-made lake, provided the electric power to the california defense plants that helped win world war 12. hoover dam is one of countless examples of the kind of public works that defined america. from the erie canal to the transcontinental railroad, to the interstate highway system. suc
of our science coverage. take our poll, which you can find at the bottom of the story. "need to know" on pbs tonight takes a look at our nation's aging infrastructure and its impact on our economy. it's part one of two editions funded by the supporters of the nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy group common good. jeff greenfield reports how the sluggish pace of change threatens our future. >> . >> on may 29th 1935 two years after they had begun pouring, crews placed the last concrete in hoover dam. this modern civil engineering wonder stood completed, two and one half years ahead of schedule. >> it was the most ambitious public works project in human history. built in the depths of the great depression. to tame the colorado river created an immense man-made lake, provided the electric power to the california defense plants that helped win world war 12. hoover dam is one of countless examples of the kind of public works that defined america. from the erie canal to the transcontinental railroad to the interstate highway system. such project its sim-- symbolized the nation's ambition and en
. they don't have cupbility of developing this illness. from science we know they have a 40% greater chance of developing this later. i was functional, went to college, masters at harvard. it's possible people out there have lives, but they're doing things with these behaviors and substances that are not making them happy. i'm here to tell you, there's another way. recovery can give you a life beyond your widest dreams and enhance your life. this is about life enhancement. it is about giving people the tools to recovery or to change their relationship with these behaviors and these substances to give them a better life. >> patrick, can you share some of your moments? >> of course my moments of active addiction were shared on the national stage, because i was pulled over and arrested for driving while intoxicated on capitol hill. so that was very public. but i've had the longest period of continuous sobriety since i've left congress. i was able to function as a congressman for 16 years in and out because this is a chronic illness. you don't just get cured. you have to deal with it every sing
fascism and communism's with muskets are in no if no single person can train all the math and science teachers for what they will need to quit the children of the future for. or build the road to networks and research labs that will bring new jobs to our shores. now more than ever, we must do these things together. as one nation and one people. [cheers] [applause] this generation of americans has been tested by crises steel our resolve and prove evers-williams. a decade of war has not ended. [cheers] [applause] and economic recovery has begun. america's possibilities are limitless. for we possess all the qualities of this world, youth and diversity and openness. unless capacity for risk and a gift for reinvention. my fellow americans, we are made for this moment and we will seize it so long as we see fit together. [cheers] [applause] we, the people, understand that our country cannot succeed when a shrinking few do very well in the growing many barely make it. [cheers] [applause] we believe that america's prosperity must rest upon the broad shoulders of a rising middle class. we know
not knowing that science of this academic of violence. days are 23 actions that i am announcing. but as important as these are. there are no substitute for members of congress. they have to make a real difference. congress has to act. congress must act soon. i am calling on congress to pass some proposals right away. first, it is time for congress to have a universal ban kron check done on anyone who wants to buy a weapon perry . >> the law already requires a license and dealers to run background checks. this kept 1.5 million people from getting a gun. it is hard to enforce those laws when there are 40 percent of all gun purchases adult without a background check. is not smart and it is not fair to respondif you want to buy a gund it uses medleys have to show that you're not a felon or someone who is prohibited from buying one perry ed an overwhelming majority of americans agreed that a universal back from check should be done. more than 70% from the national rifle association also agrees. there is no reason that we cannot do this. congress should restore a ban on military-style
are published in "nature geo science" and may push the search for ancient life on mars underground. >>> off-duty police officer in madrid is being credited as a hero this morning after rescuing a woman who fainted and fell on the city's subway tracks. the officer leaped into action and pulled the 52-year-old woman to safety. an oncoming train saw the trouble on the tracks and fortunately was able to stop in time. lucky day all right. it is now 7:12. let's go back to matt, savannah, and al. >> that's a nasty fall. natalie, thanks very much. here's the deal. you want to get the attention of the president and the vice president on inaugural day. what do you do? who are you going to call? >> there's really only one person you call. al roker. it happened to him yesterday. all he really needed was a teeny, tiny bit of encouragement from brian williams and david gregory. take a look. >> no pressure on al roker, but anything -- >> really? >> -- less than an interview will be considered a failure. >> thank you very much. i think we can pretty much assume it's going to be a failure. >> a strong point
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